How to apply

Application Process:

US-based graduate and undergraduate students interested in the 2017 session should send their application materials to Dr. Marc Walton marc.walton@northwestern.edu by January 31, 2017 for consideration.

Application materials must consist of the following:

  • A resumé
  • A cover letter explaining how you can contribute to a selected research stream and how you might use social media to expand the benefits of this research experience abroad to other students
  • A recommendation letter
  • Transcripts of academic records
  • A writing sample

Important dates and deadlines:

  • January 31st: applications due electronically
  • February 20th: notification of acceptance to top five candidates
  • May: Virtual pre-departure preparation workshop for participants and sponsors to interact
  • June-July: 8 week research period abroad at the Atelier Building